International College Portsmouth

Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering

Students can enter at either Year 0 (University Foundation) or Year 1 (First Year Degree), depending on your qualifications. Students are guaranteed to progress to the second year of your chosen degree, providing that you meet the progression criteria. Year 0 and Year 1 take place in ICP using dedicated lecturers and benefit from small class sizes. Year 1 takes place in the University of Portsmouth directly, supported with tutorials at ICP.

Pathways at the University of Portsmouth

High School




Year 0: University Foundation

£15,300 (2 semester)

Year 1: First Year Degree

£15,500 (Integrated 2 semester)

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Latest fees on the University's website

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Latest fees on the University's website

All ICP course fees may be subject to review.


Year 0: 2 semesters

Year 1: 2 semesters


Year 0: September and January

Year 1: September

Year 0: University Foundation


ICP at the University of Portsmouth


  • ICT Skills
  • Engineering Principles 1
  • Numerical Techniques 1
  • Research Method, Critical Thinking & Expression
  • Programming Concepts
  • Chemistry (Petroleum Engineering Only)
  • Design Concepts (Civil Engineering Only)
  • Engineering Principles 2
  • Numerical Techniques 3
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3

Programme Specification

Year 1: First Year Degree in Engineering


ICP at the University of Portsmouth


Year 2: Second Year Degree


Faculty of Technology, University of Portsmouth


Year 3: Final Year Degree


Faculty of Technology, University of Portsmouth

Degree awards from the University of Portsmouth


  • ICE - The Institution of Civil Engineers
  • IED - The Institution of Engineering Designers
  • IET - The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • IStructE - The Institution of Structural Engineers

Popular Careers

  • Civil Engineering
    • Associate Engineer
    • Civil Engineer
    • Coastal Engineering
    • Construction Engineer
    • Design and Development Engineer
    • Earthquake Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Geotechnical Engineer
    • Project Engineer
    • Structural Engineer
    • Surveying
    • Transportation Engineer
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Aeronautical Engineer
    • Aerospace Engineer
    • Automotive Engineer
    • Chemical/Process Engineer
    • Control Engineer
    • Design Engineer
    • Electronics Engineer
    • Environmental Engineer
    • Instruments Engineer
    • Manufacturing Engineer
    • Materials Engineer
    • Mechanical Engineer
    • Power Systems Engineer
  • Electronic Engineering
    • Design Engineer
    • Development Engineer
    • Electrical Engineer
    • Engineering Specialist
    • Field Engineer
    • Project Engineer
    • Quality Control Engineer
    • Reliability Engineer
    • Research Engineer
    • Sales Engineer
    • Software Engineer
    • Systems Design Engineer
    • Test Engineer

All of the University of Portsmouth's degrees provide a solid grounding, with 'hard edged' and reliable skills. As a result, graduates are always highly sought after by employers.

The Faculty of Technology provides an extensive variety of specialist courses including Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. With cutting-edge laboratories, close relationships with industry and excellent teaching on offer, University of Portsmouth students receive the very best start to your chosen career. All pathways can contain an optional placement year in industry where you can gain invaluable, practical work experience. Those who undertake this year are amongst the most highly sought-after when seeking employment.


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